UC Davis CA&ES

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Current Issues in Invasive/Emerging Pests & Diseases, Feb 5th, 2014

Current Issues...Flyer This workshop featured UC Davis faculty and industry expert speakers who spoke on their research in the following topics.

10:00  Welcome Dr. Dave Fujino, Executive Director, CA Center for Urban Horticulture, UC Davis

10:10   Introduction to the Expanded First Detector Program Dick Hoenisch, National Plant Diagnostic Network Director, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis

10:20   Bagrada Bug Dick Hoenisch  

10:40   Brown Marmorated Stink Bug  Chuck Ingels, UCCE Farm Advisor and Interim County Director, Sacramento County

11:00   Light Brown Apple Moth Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Farm Advisor and Statewide IPM Program, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties

11:20   Thousand Cankers of Walnut Dr. Rick Bostock, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis

11:40   Asian Citrus Psyllid/Huanglongbing  Dr. Neil McRoberts, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis

12:00   Lunch provided by Foundation Plant Services & hands on with dissecting scopes

12:45   Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Dr. Steve Seybold, USDA Forest Service

1:10     Plum Pox Virus  Kathy Kosta, CDFA Senior Environmental Scientist

1:30     Red Blotch of Grapes Dr. Deborah Golino, Foundation Plant Services Director, UC Davis

1:50     Phytophthora ramorum/Sudden Oak Death Dr. Dave Rizzo, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis

2:10     Pesticide Use Update Kathy Boyle, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

2:30     Hands On with Dissecting scopes

2:45     NPDN Sample Submission and Workshop Evaluations Dick Hoenisch

3:00     CLOSING REMARKS